Test your knowledge of digital camera settings. A red rectangle will highlight a camera setting.
Choose the correct setting from a list of four possible answers.
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Full Automatic Mode is when thecamera is complete control.
It makes all the exposure and flash decisions.
Portrait Mode sets the camera to the largest aperture possible in the lighting conditions that you want the subject's face to stand out from the background by making the latter soft focus.
Landscape Mode sets the camera to the smallest possible aperture that the lighting conditions will allow in order to get as much depth of field as possible.
Macro or Close-Up Mode.To ensure some depth of field to the subject with background slightly out of focus. Using a tripod is recommended.
Sports Mode.This sets the highest shutter speed that the lighting allows in order to freeze motion.
Night Portrait Mode.The camera balances the flash on the subject light in the background.
Disabling Flashis used in places where flash photography is prohibitied.
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Aperture Priority Mode
Shutter Priority Mode
The camera sets both shutter and aperture but you can override it with exposure compensation. This is ideal for snapshots.
Shutter Priority ModeTV (Time Value) on Canon Cameras S (Shutter Priority) on Nikon Cameras
This is a semi-automatic setting.You choose the shutter speed and the camera automatically sets the aperture for the correct exposure.
Aperture Priority ModeAV (Aperture Value) on Canon Cameras A (Aperture Priority) on Nikon Cameras
This is a semi-automatic setting.You set the aperture and the camera automatically chooses the shutter speed for the correct exposure.
In this mode you take control of both shutter and aperture.
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